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The 8 Best Strains for Chronic Pain



We found in the data from our latest patient survey with over 3,500 participants that nearly 70% of those surveyed used medical marijuana to treat chronic pain in Ohio. This is because it really does work!



Medical marijuana can help soothe the aches and pains that come with chronic pain. Those with chronic pain often also suffer from anxiety, depression and mood changes due to the limitations that this condition puts on their lives. Marijuana can help aid those conditions too!


Ohio Marijuana Card is here to give you access to the tools that you need in order to take control over your health and wellness! With us, you can get your medical marijuana card for your chronic pain as well as get all the latest information on Ohio’s medical marijuana program.


Today, we will be providing you with a short list of strains that are the best for treating chronic pain. Once you get your medical marijuana card with us, you can access any of the dispensaries in the state and purchase these specific strains!


Don’t wait another day to get the relief that you deserve. Make an appointment with us today!


ACDC

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Hybrid strain with 14% CBD and 1% THC.

Myrcene is the dominant terpene.

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The ACDC strain will help you feel relaxed, happy and uplifted. Since it is a CBD dominant strain, there is little to no psychoactive effect which is great for those that don’t want to feel the “high.” This strain of course works well for chronic pain and also anxiety, epilepsy and for the negative side effects of chemotherapy.


Sour Diesel

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Sativa strain with 18% THC.

Caryophyllene is the dominant terpene.

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This Sour Diesel strain will make you feel happy, uplifted and euphoric and has more of an energizing effect versus a calming effect. The cerebral effect of this strain is great for those with chronic pain that need a little more support to push through their day! This strain gets its name from the sharp diesel-like flavor that it gives off. Sour Diesel best treats chronic pain, depression and stress.


White Widow

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Hybrid strain with 17% THC and 1% CBG.

Myrcene is the dominant terpene.

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White Widow is one of the most popular strains which will set in a happy, euphoric and uplifting feeling and is also on the more energizing side of the spectrum. It is a hybrid between indica and sativa so you have the best of both worlds. This strain is great for pain, anxiety and stress and also helps stimulate creativity!


Jack Herer

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Sativa strain with 17% THC and 1% CBG.

Terpinolene is the dominant strain.

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Jack Herer is also known as The Jack, JH and Platinum Jack and will make you feel, again, happy, uplifted and euphoric! This energizing strain has a strong cerebral effect that is clear and blissful. It has a spicy, pine scent that has won many awards for quality and potency. This strain helps with mental health issues such as anxiety and depression as well as pain and fatigue!


Blueberry

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Indica strain with 17% THC.

Myrcene is the dominant terpene.

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With Blueberry we have our first indica strain which gives a more calming, relaxed effect. This strain is top tier as it was once named best indica strain in 2000. This strain gets its name after it’s sweet flavor and produces a euphoric feeling. This is great for stress and pain!


Northern Lights

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Indica strain with 16% THC and 1% CBG.

Myrcene is the dominant terpene.

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We have another indica strain that will help you feel relaxed and calm! Northern Lights, or NL, will give off euphoria that will help soothe your muscles and your mind. This strain is spicy and sweet at the same time. It also is great for pain, depression and insomnia which a lot of those dealing with chronic pain suffer from.


Girl Scout Cookies

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Hybrid strain with 19% THC and 1% CBG.

Caryophyllene is the dominant terpene.

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Girl Scout Cookies (GSC) give you just the right amount of energy while also making you feel its calming effects since this strain is indica dominant. It gives off a euphoric full body effect that helps with chronic pain. What makes this strain unique is that it also helps with nausea and appetite loss.


Granddaddy Purple

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Indica strain with 17% THC.

Myrcene is the dominant terpene.

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Granddaddy Purple gives off a super calming effect that will make you not only feel happy and relaxed but also sleepy so this is great for those with insomnia. This strain gets its name from the purply shade and the berry-like aroma it gives off. Granddaddy Purple remains popular since it produces a mind and body effect while also aiding pain, muscle spasms, insomnia and stress!


Reminder

These are some of the most popular strains to use for chronic pain treatment but there are definitely more options than just these 8 strains. Having an open and honest conversation with your budtender will help you find the right strains for you!


Remember that dispensaries are businesses at the end of the day. They are not always going to have exactly what you are looking for. The best thing you can do to not waste a trip to the dispensary is to call ahead or check out their menu online to see if they have any of these strains. You can find your local dispensary on our website here along with their menu!


 

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Here at Ohio Marijuana Card, our goal is to help everyone achieve wellness safely and conveniently through increased access to medical marijuana. Our focus on education, inclusion, and acceptance will reduce stigma for our patients by providing equal access to timely information and compassionate care.

If you have any questions, call us at (866) 457-5559, or simply book a medical marijuana evaluation to start getting relief you can trust today!

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